The Whai - The Maori: Yesterday and To-day

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Another very ancient game, but a more sedate one, of which Te Wheoro was the teacher at Ohinemutu, is the whai, done with flax string, in which curious designs are worked out. Some of these string games represent episodes in Maori-Polynesian mythology and history; as for instance Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (the Pacific Ocean) and the morning star, whic...


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